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to the constitution if mason was more cynical than adams? would you have the declaration of independence if jefferson was a cynic rather than someone -- [inaudible] would you have a constitution of medicine didn't care? all the nick of that stuff, you know? i have come to the point and i tell my law clerks, that i have been in the city doing these jobs now for half of my natural life. the only reasons to do them are the ideal things. it's always the things you believe in, the constitution of this country. i know that's not what to say in washington d.c. and you're supposed to say there's some angle, some methodology, this originalism, textualism. there are all these useless peripheral debates other than just doing our job as we can in trying to live up to our respective oaths, to make it all work. this is what we are talking about. in your book, that is what you are saying. you are saying we have the text but you also also have overhear this unwritten part. with all these things are happening over here to make it all work. no, that's not me. >> you mentioned both the declaration and the bill of right
everything below the mason-dixon line. not new york. if you lived in tomorrow night what, elsewhere in the heartland you may think there is not part of the story. part of the chicago race right it use see a young black man who has been stoned to death after a 13 year-old boy has been murdered at a beach because he swam across the cochlea's color line. african-americans ended up homeless. but you describe the idyllic racially integrated hyde park now the home of the first family. bombs going off two years before? what is going on? >> guest: it is fascinating because phoebe phoebe, her great-grandmother lived in hyde park. that is a big deal. somebody recommended to me the chicago commission study of the race riot when i discovered the bombings to african-american moving into hyde park there was a campaign to move them out realized my goodness. >> it was not parlor conversation but propaganda. remarkable. i cannot remember how many that began before and continued after. it was a striking time. talking to her relatives i learned phoebe had to talk to cut there. the violence was sweepin
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